Minerva Carr

about 1857–
Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Carr was born about 1857, in Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Carr, was 37 and her mother, Freelove Stevens, was 32. She lived in South Burgess, Leeds, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1871.

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Family Time Line

James Carr
1820–1901
Freelove Stevens
1825–1901
Louise Carr
1842–
Louis Carr
1843–
Mary Ann Carr
1845–1922
Orilla Carr
1851–
Amelia Elizabeth Carr
1852–1884
Sylvester Carr
1855–
Minerva Carr
1857–
Nathan Sterns Carr
1859–1938
Phoebe Ann Carr
1863–1943
Ameretta Carr
1864–
Samuel George Carr
1867–1933
Orrin James Carrr
1847–1925
Alvira Jane Carr
1849–1932
Henry Carr
1853–
Susan Melissa Carr
1863–1944
William Kerr
1872–

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World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 10

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 12

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 49

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Rebbeca Carr in household of James Carr, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mineva Carr - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mineva Carr

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